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Tough As Nails

One Woman's Journey through West Point

Gail O'Sullivan Dwyer


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Tough as Nails is one woman's account of her personal experiences and the lessons learned from them; it is how West Point engraved Duty, Honor, and Country onto her soul. Tough as Nails gives you the West Point experience. You'll see it, feel it and learn something from it. You'll smile and you'll laugh. This is the story that Erma Bombeck would have written had she been a member of the Class of 1981, the second class with women at WestPoint. Tough as Nails is more than a coming-of-age memoir. Originally written to assist her in her role as a West Point admissions liaison officer, the author shares knowledge gained in her 15 years working with admissions.

Hellgate Press, 9781555716639, 184pp.

Publication Date: September 1, 2009

About the Author

Gail Dwyer graduated from the United States Military Academy at West Point with the second class of women. She retired as a lieutenant colonel from the U.S. Army Reserves and has spent the past sixteen years serving with West Point admissions as a liaison officer. She and her husband have four children, two of which currently attend West Point.